Life Science Lunch

 "Indiana's longest-running, statewide educational and networking program"

Presented by:

   Barnes and Thornburg

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 Now Available - Watch the video from recent lunches

January 2014: Indiana CTSI Grant Renewal: A New Era Begins!

February 2014 - Voices of Influence - Leading Women in Life Sciences

Life Science Lunch Video Archive (May - December 2013)


About the Series

The Indiana Health Industry Forum and Barnes & Thornburg LLP partner to present a monthly seminar series on critical issues in life science. Each month, at lunch, a policymaker or a panel in the field of life science will be available to answer questions concerning the major challenges and opportunities in the life science industry. We hope you will join us.

There is no charge to attend, but please register so we know how many lunches to order. Please see registration page for details. Some of the discussion questions will be submitted to the speakers in advance.

Topic/Time/Date - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

August Lunch Program

The FDA's Guidance on Social Media Usage


On June 17, the FDA released two guidance documents focused on the use of social media by members of regulated industry, including one on how companies can use the social media platform Twitter and other space-limited platforms. The issuance of guidance on social media was required by the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), Section 1121 of which calls for FDA to, by August 2014, "issue guidance that describes FDA policy regarding the promotion, using the Internet (including social media), of medical products that are regulated by [the FDA]."


11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Eastern)
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Central)

 (Lunch Provided at all participating B&T Offices)
Formal Presentation by Video Conference
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Central)



Todd Vare, Partner

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP


The program is video broadcast to a number of Barnes & Thornburg offices and participating locations across the state and country.  The primary location is the Barnes & Thornburg office at 11 S. Meridian Street in downtown Indianapolis.  Please select from the locations below when registering.  Maps to locations are provided in the table below.

Atlanta (GA)

Los Angeles 



Columbus (OH)



South Bend

Fort Wayne

Washington DC

Grand Rapids

Wilmington (DE)


 Next Presentation


Tuesday, September 16, 2014
 11:30 am- 1:00 pm (Eastern)

Celebrating National Health IT Week!

Topic to be Announced Soon



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Monday, September 1, 2014